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Exclusive: Roger Cook, how Murdoch's News Of The World killed The Cook Report

Friday Drivetime | 23.09.2012 23:45 | Analysis | Anti-militarism | Other Press | World

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Investigative journalist and author of ‘Dangerous Ground’ Roger Cook describes how Rupert Murdoch’s News Of The World launched a smear campaign in 2000 and got 10 million viewers-a-week The Cook Report taken off the air by ITV.

Roger describes some of his investigations:
Terror In The Skies, the penetration of airport security and hijacking of airliners in the United States in the run-up to the 9/11 attacks;
Hope For Hillsborough, South Yorkshire police misconduct and the Hillsborough disaster cover-up;
Dirty Bomb, being offered former Soviet weapons grade plutonium & thermonuclear weapons on the Russian black market, the SS20 warhead Roger Cook was offered has a yield of 150 kilotons or 10 times the force of the Hiroshima bomb which killed over 100,000 people;
The Truth Behind The Front, secret filming of racist Nick Griffin infiltrating the National Front;
The Devil’s Work, satanic abuse circle around ‘The Sorcerers’ Apprentice’ shop in Leeds, Yorkshire run by Chris Bray;

News International, an organised criminal gang conducting burglaries, not just hacking voicemails but tapping the phones of their legal opponents. How storage company Iron Mountain managed to destroy the film archive of The Cook Report. Appeal for people to put recordings they have of The Cook Report onto YouTube.

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